Tasmania State Quiz

Test your knowledge of Australia's island state.
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Last updated: May 29, 2020
First submittedMay 28, 2020
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Capital?
Hobart
Second-largest city?
Launceston
Location of first European settlement?
Sullivans Cove
River on which that site sits?
Derwent River
Governor of the Dutch East Indies (Indonesia) after which Tasmania was formerly named.
Anthony van Diemen
Aboriginal woman from Bruny Island (Lunawanna-alonnah) who was widely believed to be the last surviving Tasmanian Aboriginal.
Truganini
Stretch of water that separates Tasmania from Mainland Australia.
Bass Strait
Latitudinal range in which Tasmania sits, known for its powerful winds.
Roaring Forties
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Dual-peaked mountain in Tasmania's World Heritage Wilderness Area.
Cradle Mountain
Sub-Antarctic island, which is the southernmost point in Australia's integral territory.
Macquarie Island
Infamous penal colony on the Tasman Peninsula.
Port Arthur
Mountainous peninsula with pristine beaches on the state's East Coast?
Freycinet Peninsula
Wine-making region near second-largest city?
Tamar Valley
Proposed dam in the western wilderness areas that triggered large scale environmental protests in the 1980s.
Franklin Dam
Perpetrator of Australia's worst mass shooting, which prompted the conservative federal government to introduce strict gun control laws.
Martin Bryant
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